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Sodium percarbonate is a white crystalline water-soluble chemical compound of sodium carbonate and hydrogen peroxide. It is an oxidizing agent and ingredient in a number of home and laundry cleaning products. Despite the name it is in fact a carbonate perhydrate. Dissolved in water, it releases H2O2 and soda ash (sodium carbonate):
Additional recommended knowledge
Sodium percarbonate is the active ingredient in many powdered oxygen bleach products .
Categories: Sodium compounds | Peroxides | Carbonates | Cleaning product components | Antiseptics | Bleaches
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